Janus Henderson Investors Junior Research Analyst in Denver, Colorado

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Overview of the Role

Responsible for providing portfolio managers with relevant information and recommendations regarding investment attractiveness of equities and other securities in the Contrarian strategy. Associate Analyst conducts deep fundamental analysis of individual companies, focusing on factors such as: financial performance, competitive industry dynamics, technological innovation, quality of company management, etc. Analyst will develop detailed financial models, including revenue/profit estimates, free cash flow projections, projected returns on capital, etc. Associate Analyst will be expected to project long-term values of stocks under coverage using discounted cash flow methodologies and make buy and sell recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Equity Research Associate Analyst role to support Contrarian strategy.

  • Responsible for conducting deep fundamental company/industry research and covering stocks that fit the Contrarian strategy mandate.

  • Responsible for building financial models.

  • Responsible for presenting new investment ideas and making stock recommendations.

  • Participates in sector team meetings, company management meetings, and general investment team meetings; ability to host meetings with senior executives of publicly traded companies.

  • Forecasts growth, evaluates competitive position, determines quality of financial statement information, and analyzes potential responses to worst case scenarios.

  • Synthesizes fundamental research to form a differentiated view on companies.

  • Strong communication skills – Communicates articulately, concisely and persuasively.

  • Constructs comprehensive valuation analyses.

  • Drafts reports/notes on relevant investment themes and breaking news events

  • Partner closely with portfolio managers, a key cultural tenet of the organization.

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities


Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • MBA degree with up to 2 years post MBA experience, or four year undergrad degree and 2+ years of financial analyst experience in investment management, private equity, or investment banking.

  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and strong analytical skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrates ability to work in a collaborative environment.

  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Strong interest in the stock market and/or personal investment experience.

  • Background in equity research, technology, private equity, investment banking or consulting preferred.

  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Understanding of corporate finance, accounting, and experience with MS Word, Excel and research on the internet.

  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and assimilate large amounts of information quickly.

  • Progress toward a CFA a plus.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours

  • Typical office environment with telephone, desktop computer, copier

Substantive travel expected

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.